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The Inaugural Diversity in Aging Symposium
March 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The inaugural Diversity in Aging Symposium will focus on “Eldercare: Diverse Perspectives and Diverse Needs.”
The symposium will highlight issues related to caregiving for and with older adults from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Speakers will highlight traditions and beliefs around caregiving, as well as aspects of giving and receiving care through a cultural lens. There will be an opportunity for interactive discussion with the speakers.
Opening remarks by Dr. Geni Eng, Gillings School of Global Public Health.
- Carolina Avery, Piedmont Health
- Chasity Hunt, Carolina Compassion Care in Lumberton
- Linda Kim, Evergreen Adult Day Care
- Representatives from the Marian Cheek Jackson Center
Breakfast included, 8:30–9 a.m.
Sponsored by UNC Partnerships in Aging Program (PiAP), in collaboration with: The UNC School of Nursing, The UNC School of Social Work, The Gillings School of Global Public Health, The Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine.